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The International Camping Fellowship is a worldwide assembly of camping professionals interested in sharing their enthusiasm, knowledge and commitment to the camping experience. It was founded in 1987 amidst the energy of individuals gathered around the dream of a better world through camping and it is rooted in the belief that we can make a difference by "bringing together the world of outdoor experience." 
 The International Camping Fellowship welcomes all who foster international understanding through the organized camp experience.

The Objectives of the ICF
To coordinate the exchange of news and information between individuals, camps, outdoors experiences and organizations in different countries.
To encourage and facilitate bilateral and multilateral exchanges.
To stimulate efforts to achieve international understanding and global living, leadership, and ecological action through organized camping and outdoor experience.
To encourage the organization of regional and national camping associations.
 
Click here to download April 2011 issue of ICF Newsletter.
  9th ICC in Hong Kong, November 4-7, 2011 

The 9th International Camping Congress Report
314 Delegates from 20 countries all over the world had attended the ICC Hong Kong 2011!
To veiw photos of ICC Hong Kong 2011, please visit ICC Hong Kong Facebook Page 
ICF posts articles and information translated into different languages. Follow the links below to read pages translated into Russian and Japanese. We need articles and information related to outdoor camping in different countries. If you have any, please submit them in the language of your preference to webmaster@campingfellowship.org

Click here to read ICF news in Japanese


Click here to read ICF news in Russian

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MEMBERSHIP NEWS!
International Camping Fellowship is pleased to announce that all membership applications and payments may now be processed online via secure Pay Pal account. Click here to apply for ICF membership or renew it online.

American Camp Association Offers Free 1-year Memberships to ICF Members!
click here for more details
International Camping Fellowship Outreach to Japan
Campers Helping Campers


After the March 11, 2012, earthquake and Tsunami in the Tohouku Region of Japan, the International Camping Fellowship spearheaded an effort to raise funds to support grief recovery camps for children in the affected area.  A total of $38,092 US was presented to Yasunori Ishida and Tatsuya Kanayama at the 9th International Camping Congress. 



To veiw a full report of partnership between ICF and NCAJ and a list of donors, click these links:
  Message from Japan 

International Camping Fellowship is saddened by the news of the national disaster in Japan. All members of international camp community have been sending messages of support to our friends in Japan and their families.
Below is the message from Mr.Tatsuya Kanayama from National Camping Association of Japan.

To the friends of our camp community:

Thank you very much for the warm messages from all over the world, and your concern for those who have suffered during the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.  We, the National Camping Association of Japan, are developing a long term plan to care for the sufferers in our own way as camp lovers. The process of recovery will take a long, long time. Please keep them in your thoughts and support our action.  Thank you again.

Tatsuya Kanayama, Executive
kanayama@camping.or.jp
National Camping Association of Japan

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